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By Chidi Madu, July 30, 2021

A magistrate court in Abuja has on Wednesday July 28 granted bail to the five #BuhariMustGo protesters who were arrested at Dunamis Church on July 4.

Recall that the Department of State Services had arrested Ben Manasseh, Anene Udoka, Henry Nwodo, Samuel Larry and Samuel Gabriel at the church premises in Abuja for allegedly wearing #BuhariMustGo branded shirts.

The federal high court sitting in Abuja had in a ruling, ordered the DSS to release the five men.

Anwuli Chikere, justice of the court, gave the order following separate ex-parte applications filed on behalf of the applicants by their lawyer, Tope Temokun.

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But Despite the court order, the DSS arraigned the protesters on Wednesday before a magistrate court in Mpape, Abuja on charges bordering on disturbance of public peace.

The accused were granted bail in the sum of N500,000 and a surety in like sum.

However, they were whisked away by the DSS after the proceedings.

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